Business Online

Freelancers Leaving the Comfort Zone

July 15th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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Freelancers Leaving the Comfort Zone

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You've spent years honing your design skills in that corporate cubicle you've been living in, hoping for the day when you would finally make the jump to full time freelance. You've taken on some side jobs from some friends or friends of friends, but now you are...

Inspiration

50 Creative Cake Designs Around The World

July 14th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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50 Creative Cake Designs Around The World

Cake is a sweet, baked dessert. Cakes normally contain a combination of flour, sugar, eggs, and butter or oil, with some varieties also requiring liquid and leavening agents. A finished cake is often enhanced by covering it with icing, or frosting, and toppings such as sprinkles. Cake makers create unique and creative cakes to attract new customers, and we have collected some unique and...

Inspiration

Showcase of Well-Designed Banking and Investment Websites

July 13th, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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Showcase of Well-Designed Banking and Investment Websites

Online banking and investment services have become big business in recent years. Whether it’s a tiny local bank or a major, multi-national one, if a bank wants to be successful, a user-friendly, well-designed website is a necessity. But that doesn’t mean every bank out there has a great site. In fact, a lot of bank websites barely manage in terms of usability and functionality,...

Inspiration

40 Terrific Works of Art Made From Common Trash

July 12th, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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40 Terrific Works of Art Made From Common Trash

We’ve all heard that “one man’s trash is another mans treasure”. That saying takes on new meaning when we view the world through the eyes of the artists featured in todays post. These talented individuals see possibility in the things we throw away every day. Instead of heading to the art supply store they just collect common trash and turn it into works of amazing art....

Essentials

40 Amazing Dual Screen Desktop Wallpapers

July 9th, 2010
by Noupe Editorial Team
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40 Amazing Dual Screen Desktop Wallpapers

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We are Gen Z and we live in a world where change is the only constant. When everything is changing so quickly, so why shouldn't our wallpapers? After all, it's the first thing we see after turning on our machines. Wallpapers contemplate your atmosphere and your mood. You will notice that...

Business Online

When Designers And Developers Work Together

July 8th, 2010
by Robert Bowen
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When Designers And Developers Work Together

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Even in today’s fluctuating job market, one rule that still remains constant and true is to always play to your strengths. Part of this comes from having a complete and firm grasp of your own capabilities and limitations, while part of it also comes from knowing the same about those you are...

Design

40 Examples Of Eye Popping Pixel Art

July 7th, 2010
by Tim Mercer
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40 Examples Of Eye Popping Pixel Art

Pixel art was brought to the mainstream with the release of gaming consoles in the early eighties. Those 8-bit graphics we all loved back then often evoke feelings of nostalgia and take us back in time. Nostalgia aside, pixel art is a beautiful art form on its own that many of us have come to love. With so few pixels to work with, pixel...

Design

Practicing Photoshop CS5’s New Features

July 6th, 2010
by Rafiq Elmansy
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Practicing Photoshop CS5’s New Features

Since the earliest days of Adobe Photoshop, designers and photographers have depended on it to edit images. Photoshop is perhaps Adobe’s most popular application. Professionals in our industry react with excitement and concern for every new version. They want to know about new features and how Photoshop can improve their editing and marketing (again!). The interest in Photoshop doesn’t come as a surprise, given...

Photography

45 Funny Examples of Photography and Print Ads

July 5th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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45 Funny Examples of Photography and Print Ads

Photography has always been a challenging job and when it comes to humor photography, it gets even more challenging, yet rewarding if done properly. In humor photography, you have to take photographs with correct timing and perspectiv,e so that you can create the best shot of the day. This post showcases some of the brilliant funny photography and print ads that will make your...

Inspiration

Obsessed With Faces (Photography)

July 2nd, 2010
by Vitaly Friedman
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Obsessed With Faces (Photography)

Every creature has been given a unique face and a distinguished identify. But what if you start seeing faces everywhere, even in inanimate things? Whatever you may think it is, essentially what you’ve got is an incredible concept for photography. Today we are presenting lovely and pleasant faces which will make you smile. Your creative thinking will come alive by looking on these pictures...

Business Online

Get More Done: 10 Tips for a More Productive Web Design Process

July 1st, 2010
by Cameron Chapman
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Get More Done: 10 Tips for a More Productive Web Design Process

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I'm sure most web designers would love to get more done in a given day. Those that don't probably wish they could get the work they do have done faster, giving them more free time. The good news is that you can do both: shorten your...

Inspiration

50 Stunning Examples of Urban Decay Photography

June 30th, 2010
by Aquil Akhter
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50 Stunning Examples of Urban Decay Photography

Urban decay photography is the form of photography that deals with the techniques of taking pictures of deserted buildings. Although the buildings have been abandoned for more than a few years or more, the expert photographers make them look absolutely stunning. After all, the magic of great photography is to make an ordinary and to expose its hidden beauty and their unique interesting qualities....